Kermie

Animal Person

My imagination conjured a frog desperate to return to his home and family, but trapped in a surreal world of artificially-cold air, very little dirt, ostensibly no available water, and precious few bugs to eat. Before I could even process his presence and figure out what to do, I heard the scrapes of Emily’s paws on her litter box in the guest room bathroom. He started frolicking with abandon in the dried green moss at the base of Bob, our resident Spathophylum. Kermie.

Ducks 100

The Emotional Lives of Animals

4 The Love Of Animals

Chimpanzees and elephants grieve the loss of family and friends, and gorillas hold wakes for the dead. Sometimes a chimpanzee, usually an adult male, will dance at a waterfall with total abandon. Paul’s family noticed that whenever he was about to have an attack, Tinker would get agitated. Caledonian crows live in small family groups and youngsters learn to fashion and use tools by watching adults.